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WHMS
Organizations - Clubs - Sports - Activities *
*Please watch the WHMS Website for Updates/Changes
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Updated 10/17/2023
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Please note there is a $40 WHMS Activities Fee that will be charged to Infinite Campus for the first club a student joins each year.
Some clubs have additional fees above the $40, please check with the Club Advisors.
If you have questions regarding the fee, please contact Stacy Damuth (damuths@elmbrookschools.org)
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Club /Athletics/Team NameAdvisorAdvisor Contact InfoClub DescriptionAdditional Information WATCH FOR UPDATES
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Best BuddiesGinger Rodeman and Sami Penneau
Ginger Rodeman rodemang@elmbrookschools.org

Sami Penneau penneaus@elmbrookschools.org

Monica Scharfenberger
scharfem@elmbrookschools.org
An inclusive social club for students with and without disabilities in all grades. We take fun field trips throughout the year and make new friends.https://www.bestbuddiesonline.org/

Fill out a membership application

Best Buddies Parent Email

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Battle of the BooksWe are currently finalizing our advisor for Battle of the Books. More information will be coming soon!Colleen Fenno LadwigThe statewide Battle of the Books program is designed to promote a love of reading among our students. It encourages students to read a variety of books and remember information about the plots, characters, and settings of the books. It is a fun, academic- based competition that has been very successful in school districts throughout the state.Meets on Tuesday during Wildcat Block in the Library.
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Chess ClubJohn Kish and Danielle ShryockJohn Kish
kishj@elmbrookschools.org
We are excited to offer this club as an opportunity to engage with peers while developing problem solving, decision making, and critical thinking skills.10/4, 10/18, 11/1, 11/16, 12/6, 12/20, 1/10, 1/24 are the meetings for 1st semester. For 2nd semester we will be meeting in the library on 2/14, 2/28, 3/13, and our final meeting will be on 4/3. Tournament information will be emailed to families. All meetings will be in the Library from right after school to 3:30.
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Cribbage ClubMatt Schroederschroedm@elmbrookschools.orgCribbage Club is open to students from all grades. In this club, students from all skill levels are welcome. If you don't know how to play cribbage, we will teach you!Looking to start at some point in October. Typically runs every other Monday. Please fill out this form if interested in joining us for the 2023-24 season.
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Cross CountryAthletic Director/Boys Head Coach-Mark Losey; Girls Head Coach- Chad Scheffler Mark Losey loseym@elmbrookschools.org Long distance running. All grade levels.XC Info for 2023
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Dungeons and Dragons ClubJohn Kish and Kate KotajarviJohn Kish
kishj@elmbrookschools.org

Kate Kotajarvi
kotajark@elmbrookschools.org
Come and play Dungeons and Dragons in groups led by students or parents.10/2, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/29, 12/13, 1/3, 1/17, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20, and 4/10. Meetings are from 2:40 - 4:00 in the library.
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Environmental Club The E.co is an environmental club. We want the world to understand the benefits of recycling and consider using environmentally safe items to make the world a better place. We hope to send that message through this club, and inspire people to do what's right. We are going to do fun activities and learn ways we, as personal people, can do better to improve.
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Jazz EnsemblePhil RothschadlPhil Rothschadl
rothschp@elmbrookschools.org
Explore and enjoy the deep-rooted American tradition of the Jazz genre.Need to be a current music student.

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ForensicsDeb UttechDeb Uttech uttechd@elmbrookschools.orgFor those of you who love speaking and are looking for a winter club, forensics might be the club for you! Forensics is a competetive speaking club where you will go to meets and compete against students from other schools. The season will consist of practice in December and January, with meets beginning the weekend of January 28 and going through March.
Link to the Forensics sign up form Link to the Slideshow
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Geography ClubAngela O'Regan Angela O'Regan oregana@elmbrookschools.orgDo you like maps? Culture? Learning about the world? Then Geography Club is for you! Once a week we will explore various topics and places and challenge one another with a mock geography bee. Start date TBD second semester
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Homework AdvantageCathy RayburnCathy Rayburn Would you like the opportunity to get a head start on homework or make up missing assignments with teacher assistance? Homework Advantage is a quiet environment to get help studying and prepare for tests and future assignments.
HWA will meet twice a month starting November 1st. The meeting dates are 11/1, 11/29, 12/13, 12/20, 1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/6, 3/20, 4/10, 4/24, 5/08, 5/22
Permission slip is linked here: Please fill out and send with your child to be turned in to the front office.2023-24 Homework Advantage Information & Permission Slip
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History ClubAngela O'Regan Angela O'Regan oregana@elmbrookschools.org This club is a great way for students to engage in fun activities while learning about history.Start date TBD second semester
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HOPE Squad (7th & 8th Grade only)Margo Blomquist

Deena Camden
Margo Blomquist
blomquim@elmbrookschools.org

Deena Camden
camdend@elmbrookschools.org
The purpose of the Hope Squad program is to improve access and availability to appropriate prevention services for youth who are struggling. The goal is to create a culture of care and provide friendship, encouragement, and support for students who may be struggling.
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HosaApril Heyden and Colleen GonzalezColleen Gonzalez
gonzalec@elmbrookschools.org

April Heyden
heydena@elmbrookschools.org
HOSA is a club designed for students interested in healthcare and science
Many opportunities for healthcare exploration!
State and international competitive events
Healthcare-related volunteering opportunities
Conferences to develop leadership skills and qualities
Healthcare and health-science career discovery opportunities
First Informational Meeting During Wildcat Block on Wednesday, October 11th. Meetings are every other week including afterschool. Additional meetings as needed to prepare for conference.
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IntramuralsMark LoseyMark Losey loseym@elmbrookschools.orgVarious activities for students to engage in for fun and physical health such as: floor hockey, fitness, ping pong, etc.Information, Permission Slips, and Calendars
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First Lego LeagueJudy ScaroJudy Scaro scaroj@elmbrookschools.orgFIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an international competition organized by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) for elementary and middle school students. Every August, FIRST LEGO League introduces a scientific and real-world challenge for teams to research and present solutions to. The competitions include 3 aspects, programming a robot to complete "missions" made of Legos, research and find a solution to a real world problem and demonstrate aspects of the CORE values throughout their communities. WHMS sponsors teams that participate in these competitions. Parents are volunteer coaches.
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Made for the StageAmanda PatinoAmanda Patino patinoa@elmbrookschools.orgTo provide an introdcutory experience of the different elements of Musical Theater. For students to explore their interest in performing. Students will learn 2 songs with choreography and will be assigned scenes to rehearse and refine acting skills. This club is offered for 5-6 weeks September to October. The last meeting will include an informal performance of what we have learned for parents/families. Open to all 6th grade students
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MakerspaceJudy ScaroJudy Scaro scaroj@elmbrookschools.orgMakers Space is an area in the LMC that is meant to have students, create, design and build using different tools, materials, Legos and your imagination! Bring your friends, have some fun, and create something unique today! Open to all students during lunch. There are also after school challenges planned throughout the school year.
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Math Club
Julie Wessel

Julie Wessel wesselj@elmbrookschools.org

Strives to engage middle school students of all ability and interest levels in fun, challening math programs, in order to expland their academic and professional opportunities.
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Mock Trial Club Jon VogtJon Vogt vogtj@elmbrookschools.org The Mock Trial Club is for students who are interested in the law, acting or mysteries. Students practice their investigative and acting skills, then apply those to a real murder case, modified for a middle school audience. The club practices on Tuesdays after school, and will include one weekend and three evening competitions at WHMS. The club also receives guidance from the state champion Brookfield Central Mock Trial Club. Please visit our website for more information: tinyurl.com/WisconsinHillsMockTrialtinyurl.com/WisconsinHillsMockTrial
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MusicalAmanda Patino - Director

Erika McClean - Production Coordinator
Patino - patinoa@elmbrookschools.org

McClean - whmsplayers@gmail.com
The musical is an extracurricular opportunity open to all 6th-8th grade students. Students may audition to be a member in the cast or may sign up to be on Props Crew, Run Crew or Costume Crew! This is a full scale production that takes place at the end of January at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center. All students must complete registration in order to participate. Registration opens on October 18th and will close on October 27th. Questions? Check out the additional information linked to the right! Additional Information
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National Junior Honor Society
John Kish-Are you looking for ways to serve your community and make our world a better place? Do you value academic excellence? National Junior Honor Society may be for you! NJHS is a club for 7th and 8th grade students to demonstrate and develop skills in leadership, service, character, and citizenship.NJHS applications were due on 9/22. The application window will open again at the start of next school year!

Meetings this year from 2:45 - 3:30: 9/18 - just 8th graders in 229
10/9 - Induction Ceremony; all 8th graders attend as well in the Cafeteria. Time will be announced later.
11/20 in the Cafeteria
12/18 in the Cafeteria
1/29 in the Gr8 Room. 10 hours must be completed by this meeting! Maintain that 3.5 GPA.
2/19 in the Cafeteria
3/18 in the Cafeteria
4/15 in the Cafeteria
5/20 in the Cafeteria. Only 7th graders attend
6/3 - 8th grade Honor Cord Ceremony in the Cafeteria. All members attend.
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Ski & Board ClubApril Heyden Mark LoseyApril Heyden heydena@elmbrookschools.org Mark Losey loseym@elmbrookschools.orgA fun ski and snowboarding club for all students! Come and learn to ski or snowboard Advanced skiers head right to the hills to ski with your friends!Ski/Board Club Information 2023-2024
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Solo EnsembleAlexis Ganos
Amanda Patino
Sarah Marman
Alexis Ganos ganosa@elmbrookschools.org Amanda Patino
wernim@elmbrookschools.org Sarah Marman marmans@elmbrookschools.org
Current music students have the opportunity to engage in musical competition. Students must be enrolled in a Band, Choir or Orchestra class.
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Spelling Bee
Cally Ann MeulemansCallyAnn Meulemans meulemac@elmbrookschools.orgIf you have a love of spelling words, this is for you! Students can participate in the WHMS School Bee without joining the club. See the attached flyer for more information.Spelling Bee Flyer 23-24
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Student SenateCourtney Kielczewski and Michelle Simons
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Super SingersAmanda PatinoAmanda Patino patinoa@elmbrookschools.orgSuper Singers is an extra curricular choir at WHMS for 6th grade students who are interested in singing Pop, Jazz and Musical Theare. Super Singers meets Thursdays after school until 3:45 and is open to all 6th grade students, regardless if they are in Choir, Band, or Orchestra. Super Singers is not an auditioned ensemble; all that is required to join is completion of the registration form. Registration Form Calendar/Information
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Track 7th & 8th GR OnlyHead Coach-Mark Losey Mark Losey loseym@elmbrookschools.org Opportunity to participate as a team with a variety of events to try. 7th and 8th grade only. Physical form required Parent meeting required - mid February Season starts in March and ends at the end of May Information and Paperwork
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Showcase SingersAmanda PatinoAmanda Patino patinoa@elmbrookschools.orgShowcase Singers is an auditioned extra curricular choir at WHMS for 7-8th grade students who are interested in singing Pop, Broadway and Jazz music. Showcase Singers meets Tuesdays after school until 3:45 and is open to all 7-8th grade students, regardless if they are in Choir, Band, or Orchestra. Audition Information

Audition Sign Up
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Wildcat DrumlineMike HernkeMike Hernke hernkem@elmbrookschools.orgHave a love of percussion? Learn the art of being a member of a drumline.
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Wildcat Pride Club (7th & 8th Grade only)Nichole Lahodik

Peggy Riemer
Nichole Lahodik
lahodikn@elmbrookschools.org

Peggy Riemer
riemerp@elmbrookschools.org

The Wildcat Pride Club's mission is to support students who are questioning and curious about different aspects of their identity as well as their friends who support them.This club will meet on the first Thursday of every month starting in October. Students planning to attend can pick up a permission slip from Mrs. Simpson in Student Services or print a copy.

NEXT MEETING March 7th!
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Wildcat Yearbook ClubAmanda Patino &
Kayla Simpson
Amanda Patino patinoa@elmbrookschools.org

Kayla Simpson simpsonk@elmbrookschools.org
Take photos, create pages, and help distribute the yearbook to our WHMS community.Meetings will be on Wednesday's from 2:30 - 4:00. Not accepting anymore members for the 23-24 School Year.

Next Meeting: February 21st in the GreatRoom
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WrestlingMark Losey - Athletic Director loseym@elmbrookschools.org Open to all grade levels; boys and girls. End of Oct to mid Jan Information and Paperwork
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